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Memorable Manitobans: Wilfred Inglis Stewart (1898-1964)


Born at Teeswater, Ontario on 13 January 1898, son of Angus and Sara Stewart, he came with his parents to Gilbert Plains in 1901. He became a teacher in 1916 and served as the Principal of Grey School (1921-1923), Belmont School (1923-1924), Brickburn School (1924-1928), and Rivers School (1930-1953). He moved to Vancouver, British Columbia in 1953, later moving to Naramata, BC. He died at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 11 November 1964 and was buried in the Vancouver Masonic Cemetery.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

“Wilfred I. Stewart passes at Saskatoon,” Rivers Gazette Reporter, 19 November 1964, page 1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 May 2013

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